Talented Zambia musician, composer and producer, David Phiri popularly known as Daev Zambia died in a tragic road accident on Sunday, September 27.
The musician, who was driving, was severely burnt in the accident, according to a statement by Zambian police spokesperson Esther Katongo.
Three other people also died in the accident which happened around 14:00 hours along Chirundu – Kafue road at Red Paint area.
Musicians and fans have been paying tribute through the hashtag
The news of his shocking demise flooded the social media and has thrown the Zambian entertainment industry into deep mourning.
Thank you for sharing your talent. Thank you for sharing you.
— Zambia's Sweetheart (@MichieMalambo) September 27, 2020
Daev’s record label has since confirmed the news in a statement released on Sunday.